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Definition of "yobbo" []

  • Chiefly British Slang A yob. (noun)
  • An aggressive and surly youth, esp a teenager (noun)

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Use "yobbo" in a sentence
  • "He called for the female time traveller to be accompanied by a trumpet playing schoolgirl in "John Lennon-type spectacles" and her graffiti-spraying "yobbo" elder brother."
  • "As a Kiwi who has also lived for many years in the UK, I think quite a few of the above slang terms are shared by all 3 countries. eg I thought "yobbo" & "thongs" originated in Britain."
  • "Likewise if we do give a yobbo a thick ear for (say) dropping litter, swearing at an old lady, kicking a cat or any of the other minor but spiteful misdeeds with which they fill their unrewarding little lives, they are the first to call the police and (as Gadget has observed before) demand that the police “do [us] for assult or somefink”."